BARÇA NEEDS TO WIN LEVANTE
This is the classification of LaLiga: Madrid wins the derby and leaves Barça to 6
Published:2/02/2020 - 00:16h
Updated:2/02/2020 - 00:16h
Real Madrid had a dangerous duel this Saturday in the Madrid derby, but beat Atlético thanks to a goal from Benzema. Real Madrid players have placed six points above Barça in the standings, waiting for Barcelona-Levante
The FC Barcelona does not play until this Sunday, but the day 22 of LaLiga began this Saturday and has left already several very interesting parties. The first and more important for the interests culés was the derbi Madrilenian between the Real Madrid-Athletic of Madrid. The whites had a proof complicated in front of his eternal rival, but attained to solve it thanks to a goal of Karim Benzema in the second part. With the trinfo, the ones of Zidane are more leaders and already take him out six points to the Barça in the classification.
The team madridista went out very shy in the first part and the colchoneros forgave them the life. The Atleti was much better in these first 45 minutes and had three opportunities of clear goal to beat to Thibaut Courtois. The first cut across it to him the Belgian to Vitolo, in the Ángel Correa commanded it to the stick and in the another was the same Argentinian the one who failed in the one against one and threw diverted. The merengues did not find with the diagram of five midfield players and only a forward and 'Zizou' had to do changes.
After the rest went in of soda Vinicius Jr and Lucas Vázquez and the crash changed completely. The Brazilian was decisive in the so much of Benzema when attracting to several contrary before seeing the rise of Mendy with a big pass of outside. The French side saw to his compatriot in the heart of the area and put a centre measured so that it marked to pleasure in front of Oblak. This target was sufficient so that the Madrid won and put with a comfortable +6 in front of the Barcelona.
The blaugrana will play, therefore, with pressure added his commitment against the Raise of this Sunday to the 21:00 hours. The ones of Quique Setién can not allow puncture and will have to do cost the factor Camp Nou to follow the trail of the whites. All what was not to add the three points could be decisive in the fight by this League in which the Madrid has put the direct.
With the defeat against the madridistas, the Athletic remains already to 13 points of the head and even is right now out of places Champions. The colchoneros have gone in in a crisis of game and results tremendously worrisome and go to have to improve a lot to classify for the League of Champions. LaLiga Already have it impossible with the 13 of advantage that takes them out the Madrid and the 7 that takes them out the Barça.
Valencia won to the Celtic and put 4º
Valencia, by his part, follows with his positive series and won this Saturday to the Celtic of Vigo. Carlos Soler did to burst Mestalla in the minute 77 to give him the victory to the 'ches', that have put in fourth place, to a point of the Seville, that is third and plays this Sunday in front of the Alavés. The valencianistas are right now by in front of Getafe and Athletic, that are fifth and sixth, respectively, with 36 points.